Approachability is contagious. When staff and volunteer leaders are approachable, other members catch on and become more approachable too.
Member engagement is like a marathon puzzle because there is no one set-it-and-forget-it strategy.
People are just not that into joining, belonging, or being part of communities anymore. Or are they?
Perhaps one of the most important keys to success is recognizing and celebrating the little wins.
Purposefully plan the new thing(s) you are going to learn this week, month, or year to increase your skill stack.
Reverse engineer your next new event to figure out how to make the participant experience better.
What bits of your member experience are drudgery? Find little shifts that flip the experience into something great.
Sometimes we plan really interesting things for our event, and they don’t work out, but that is okay!
Perhaps, right now, virtual meetings do not always quite feel as good as we remember in person because we are still learning etiquette for this type of gathering.